Brazil seeks sale of Javelin missiles and CLUs from US
The FMS will boost Brazilian Army’s capabilities to meet future threats by increasing anti-armour capacity.
The US Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a potential foreign military sale (FMS) of Javelin missiles and associated equipment to Brazil.
The sale has also been approved by the US State Department. It has an estimated value of approximately $74m.
As part of this sale, the Brazilian Government has requested to purchase up to 222 FGM-148 Javelin anti-tank missiles and 33 Javelin command launch units (CLU).
The FMS also includes missile simulation rounds, enhanced producibility basic skills trainers, related equipment and services, as well as other associated components of the logistical and programme support.
In addition, the sale includes technical assistance from the Security Assistance Management Directorate and Tactical Aviation and Ground Munitions Project Office.
The prime contractor for this proposed sale is the Javelin Joint Venture (JJV) between Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.